Wednesday, November 18, 2015

75 Davao-Manila flights cancelled due to APEC

DAVAO CITY, Nov 18 (PIA) A total of 75 Davao-Manila and vice versa flights have been cancelled because of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit held in Metro Manila up to Friday, November 20.

The Philippine Airlines cancelled 38, while the Cebu-Pacific Air cancelled 33 flights.

The Air Asia also followed suit with four flights cancelled in the duration.

Airport authorities claimed that there were no complaints received from the passengers since they were informed ahead of time through electronic mail and text messaging.

The Philippine Airlines said the flight cancellations resulted already to $18.75-Million-losses.

Cielo Villaluna, spokesperson of the PAL said a total of 699 flights have been cancelled nationwide due to the APEC summit.

The Cebu-Pacific Air also reported about by 847 flights cancelled nationwide.  (PIA 11-Joey Sem G. Dalumpines)

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